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Billy Payne retiring as Masters, Augusta National chairman

15 minutes agoSports / Golf : USAToday: Golf

Billy Payne to retire as Augusta National chairman after 11 years of substantial change that include female members and growth overseas        

Augusta National chairman Billy Payne, host of The Masters, is stepping down

54 minutes agoSports / Golf : USAToday: Golf

Payne brought women members into the exclusive Augusta National Golf Club, home of the Masters        

How Kevin Harvick uses his backyard replica of an Augusta National hole

“I needed to do something to get my mind off of racing, and it was so different,” Harvick said about golf.

Augusta National buys land, could expand No. 13 hole

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : USAToday: Golf

The famed Amen Corner at the Masters could get a facelift as Augusta National is looking at expanding No. 13        

Augusta National Acquires Land From Augusta Country Club

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

In a recent deal with the Augusta Country Club, Augusta National has acquired a parcel of land on the north-west boundary of the course that could allow them to improve and lengthen certain holes on the iconic track. “It’s fair to say,...Show More Summary

Roger Federer's Wimbledon win a reminder of what Tiger Woods could have been

Roger Federer and Tiger Woods in 2006. (Getty) Augusta National, April 10, 2016. Jordan Spieth watches helplessly as his second shot on the 12th hole trickles into Rae’s Creek, his lead vanishing along with it. Beside him, a familiar...Show More Summary

‘The Lester Maddox of Golf’: NYT Lets Feminist Foe Smear Augusta National Chair in Obituary

Hootie Johnson, former chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., home of The Master’s Golf Tournament, died on Friday at age 86. The New York Times recognized him in an obituary by Richard Goldstein and could not resist getting in last swings at its unlikely foe. Show More Summary

Hootie Johnson, Who Opposed Letting Women Into Augusta National, Dies at 86

last monthSports / Golf : On Par

Mr. Johnson’s clash with a women’s rights activist underscored how social discrimination could affect women’s professional ambitions.

Hootie Johnson, Augusta National chairman who was reluctant to include female members, dies at 86

Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86. Augusta National announced his death and celebrated the sweeping changes to the Masters during his eight...

Hootie Johnson, who resisted admitting women to Augusta National, dies at 86

As chairman of the private golf club that hosts the Masters, Mr. Johnson battled changing times in the name of tradition.

R.I.P. Hootie Johnson

The former Augusta National and Masters chairman who oversaw a tumultuous 8-year tenure

Golf-Former Augusta National chairman Hootie Johnson dies at 86

last monthSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

July 14 (Reuters) - Hootie Johnson, who famously rejected the idea of female members at Augusta National Golf Club during his tenure as chairman and spearheaded two overhauls of the course that hosts the Masters, has died. He was 86...

Hootie Johnson, former Augusta National chairman, dies at 86

last monthSports / Golf : USAToday: Golf

Hootie Johnson, Masters chairman who refused pressure to invite female members, dies        

Stephen Curry’s goal at pro golf tournament: ‘Not go Happy Gilmore’

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Warriors superstar Stephen Curry famously has played multiple rounds of golf with former president Barack Obama, and last year Golden State Coach Steve Kerr rewarded him and teammate Andre Iguodala with 18 holes at Augusta National. In August, however, the 2-handicap will put up some offseason shots that actually count at the Ellie Mae Classic, a […]

Accused NSA Leaker Has Bond Hearing Thursday

3 months agoNews : USAToday: News

The woman accused of leaking a National Security Agency document has a bond hearing in Augusta, Georgia on Thursday. Court records say Reality Winner admitted to an FBI agent that she mailed a copy of a classified report to a news outlet. (June 8)        

25-Year-Old Contractor with Top Secret Clearance Charged With Deliberately Leaking Classified National Security Information to Media

Does this herald a Reckoning? A criminal complaint was filed in the Southern District of Georgia today charging Reality Leigh Winner, 25, a federal contractor from Augusta, Georgia, with removing classified material from a government facility and mailing it to...

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